The Consecration of the Bishop of Beverley


Consecration of Bishop of Beverley

The Reverend Canon Stephen Race, currently Rector of The Benefice of Central Barnsley in the Anglican Diocese of Leeds and also Area Dean of Barnsley, will be consecrated as the new Bishop of Beverley at a service in York Minster on Wednesday 30th November at 11am. Everyone is welcome.
The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, will lead the service and the consecrating Bishop will be The Rt Revd Tony Robinson, Bishop of Wakefield assisted by The Rt Revd Philip North, Bishop of Burnley and The Rt Revd Glyn Webster Honorary Bishop in the Diocese of York. The service  will be live streamed.
Commenting on the consecration service, Archbishop Stephen said:   “Bishops are ordained to service in God’s church, participating in God’s mission, and encouraging and enabling the ministry of the whole of the people of God. They are the lead pastors and lead evangelists in the diocese – caring for their clergy and building up the Kingdom of God, preaching justice and peace for all. Please pray for Stephen as he takes up his new role and pray for his family and the community he will serve.”

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